need help on squaring miter saw

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Forum topic by indgreg posted 04-12-2013 03:27 PM 909 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-12-2013 03:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: miter saw

ive got a 10 inch crastman miter saw. I need to know if anybody has simple way to adjust the back fence? its a 1 piece adjustible fence on the back with allen screws . when i get 1 side straight the other side is off.Its driving me nuts lol. thanks for any imput

-- greg indiana

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#1 posted 04-12-2013 04:53 PM

Since I don’t know what yours looks like exactly, this may or may not help. What I do with my POS Delta with a one-piece “crescent moon” connector, which isn’t straight is:
Get one side square to the blade at miter setting zero, crank down on the two mounting bolts that hold down that side, then go to the other side and set that side square, then crank down on those. I’m actually bending the fence when I set the second side, but given my feelings toward this particular tool, it actually feels pretty good!

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#2 posted 04-12-2013 05:07 PM

ya thats what mine looks like a cresent will try it that way thanks for info

-- greg indiana

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#4 posted 04-13-2013 12:06 PM

keep at it …you,ll get it …


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